This quantity is a set of fourteen essays via top philosophers on concerns about the nature, lifestyles, and our wisdom of animal minds. the character of animal minds has been a subject of curiosity to philosophers because the origins of philosophy, and up to date years have obvious major philosophical engagement with the topic. even though, there is not any quantity that represents the present kingdom of play during this very important and turning out to be box. the aim of this quantity is to spotlight the kingdom of the controversy. the problems that are coated contain no matter if and to what measure animals imagine in a language or in iconic constructions, own recommendations, are unsleeping, self-aware, metacognize, characteristic states of brain to others, and feature feelings, in addition to matters touching on our wisdom of and the medical criteria for attributing psychological states to animals.